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The moderating effects of religiosity on the relationship between stressful life events and delinquent behavior
(East Carolina University, 2008)
Previous research has shown that many forms of strain are positively related to delinquency. Evidence also suggests that religiosity buffers the effects of strain on offending, but this issue requires further research. ...
Prison Overcrowding in America: Could the Decriminalization of Marijuana be a Possible Solution?
The adoption of sentencing guidelines in recent decades accompanying a "get tough" mentality of many judges has helped to push along a consistent increase in prison populations on a state level over the past 30 years. Such ...